The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 9 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 29.03% 50.00% 30.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.00% 62.50% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 16
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £353 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 48.39% 80.00% 56.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 29
Average daily rate £330 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £375 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
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C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 21 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 11 (45.83%) CSS
4 11 (45.83%) HTML
4 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (45.83%) Ajax
5 10 (41.67%) VB.NET
6 8 (33.33%) SQL
7 7 (29.17%) VB
7 7 (29.17%) XML
7 7 (29.17%) WinForms
7 7 (29.17%) CSS3
7 7 (29.17%) HTML5
8 6 (25.00%) Windows
8 6 (25.00%) XHTML
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) OO
9 5 (20.83%) Back Office
9 5 (20.83%) Web Development
9 5 (20.83%) Degree
10 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 4 (16.67%) OOP
10 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (16.67%) Web Services
11 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
11 2 (8.33%) MS Excel

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Back Office
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.17%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) Ajax
4 7 (29.17%) XML
4 7 (29.17%) WinForms
4 7 (29.17%) CSS3
4 7 (29.17%) HTML5
5 6 (25.00%) XHTML
6 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) XSLT
7 2 (8.33%) WCF
7 2 (8.33%) WPF
7 2 (8.33%) jQuery
8 1 (4.17%) MXML
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.33%) WURFL
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) OO
1 5 (20.83%) Web Development
2 4 (16.67%) OOP
2 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) TDD
3 2 (8.33%) SEO
3 2 (8.33%) Document Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.17%) MVVM
4 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) VB.NET
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) AccuRev
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe